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1933 Reel 3, Mexico

Published 1933 or 1934

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Producer Watson Kintner
Audio/Visual silent, b&w


Market booths under awnings.
Town: distant pan from a height.
Street scenes. [Many unfocussed scenes]
Wheeled pushcart.
A man in a room: identified in notes as Diego Rivera.
House with levered windows; exterior of above sequence (?)
More of house; unusual architecture, probably sculpture in yard. Likely Diego Rivera's house
Flat roofed brick houses with wash on line.
Lean-to on side of house. Distant shot of houses.
Street scenes: Americans(?) at bar. Houses with balconies, girls in window. City buildings. Last shot of an ocean liner.


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